May 28, 2024

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Tag: KCC

KCC staff recommends smaller increase in Evergy Central, decrease in KC area

Kansas Corporation Commission staff late last month made a rare rate decrease recommendation in an Evergy rate case before the…

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KCC ignores landowners, grants route for power lines to take electricity out of state

In a 2-1 vote earlier this week, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) — which regulates public utilities in the state…

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Manchin electric grid takeover mirrored by KCC

Even before Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) was proposing a bill that would have essentially nationalized energy transmission in the…

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Kansas residents to see spike in natural gas bills

Kansas residents over the last few months have seen a massive spike in electric rates — and will shortly be…

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Evergy ordered to explain capital expenses — in public

Questions about capital spending by Evergy — Kansas’ largest electric utility — came to a head Thursday as the Kansas…

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KCC grants public utility status to wind developer that could raise electric rates

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) has approved the first stage of a project which will see electricity from the Wolf…

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Evergy electric bills to spike, and not just because of the heat

Evergy, the largest for-profit electric company in Kansas, recently raised rates for nearly every customer in the state by more…

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KCC reverses course, allows retail ratepayer groups to weigh in on transmission project

Despite calling the brouhaha surrounding a controversial transmission project “a circus” and “drama trauma,” Kansas Corporation Commission Commissioner Susan K.…

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Is KCC using biased analysis to justify higher electric rates?

The masthead on the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) website declares it is serving the people of Kansas, but testimony indicates…

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Kelly appointees limit consumer input on eminent domain, rate hikes

In an almost unprecedented move, the Kansas Corporation Commission limited the ability of a consumer interest group to intervene on…

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Petition asks legislature to halt skyrocketing electric rates

Kansas has some of the highest electric utility rates in the region, with residents paying — on average — 25%…

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High electric rates fund big salaries at KCK Board of Public Utilities

Kansas City, Kansas residents pay some of the highest electric rates in the region to the city-owned Board of Public…

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Kansans pay 25% higher electric rates than neighboring states

A recently released audit of the electric rates Kansans pay concluded that Kansans pay anywhere from 22 to 25 percent…

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Utility Companies Battle Electricity Rates Proposal

Kansas electricity rates are the highest in the region, but legislation intended to determine the reasons and possible solutions faces…

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